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Cardinal Re, special envoy to the 11th National Eucharistic Congress of Argentina, 04.06.2016

Vatican City, 4 June 2016 – In a letter published today, written in Latin and dated 10 May, the Holy Father appoints Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops and president emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, as his special envoy at the 11th National Eucharistic Congress of Argentina, on the occasion of the bicentenary of Independence, to be held in the city of San Miguel de Tucumán from 16 to 19 June 2016.

The mission accompanying the cardinal will be composed of Fr. Jorge Alejandro Scampini, O.P., theologian and promoter of continuing formation in the Argentine Province of the Order of Preachers, and Don Marcelo Ariel Lorca Albornoz, rector of the archdiocesan seminary of Tucumán.